Hammond Police have not released a statement, 16 year old victim confirmed attack on social media
December 18, 2017-Hammond Police are on scene in the 6800 block of Carolina at this time after a reported shooting. Police were called to the area at approximately 12:45 a.m. today after a caller reported a man was shot in the leg. Fire and EMS crews were also on scene and a witness reported seeing one man transported via ambulance. Hammond Police have not yet issued a statement on this breaking report. It is not known if any arrests were made.
UPDATE: The victim of the shooting took to social media to report that he was in the hospital. On the What’s Going on in Hammond Facebook Page, a 16 year old Hessville resident stated “Shots were fired by parish and 169th I was hit in the leg walking home I’m currently in the hospital.”